Doomsday Clock


Doomsday Clock as a Love Letter to Superman

Top 500 Most-Ordered Comics and Graphic Novels in December 2019

Here’s the big list, the top 500 most-ordered comics and graphic novels through Diamond Comic Distributors in North American comic book stores in October 2019. We already did a little examination with the Top 10 and marketshare and Top 100 but this doubles down. We will also, in half an hour, be running a chart that combines […]

Doomsday Clock Slipcase, Free With Vol 2, Only in Comic Book Stores

DC Comics will be soliciting the second volume in hardcover of the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, Doomsday Clock, by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank. And with it, comic book stores (only) will bet getting a free exclusive slipcase to fit both volumes one and two. Sorry comic book stores and Amazon, this is just for […]


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Will Batman: Three Jokers by Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok Be Solicited Today?

Does this tweet from artist Jason Fabok… big #batman #Threejokers news coming soon… stay tuned. pic.twitter.com/q6HrCAqPbD — Jason Fabok (@JasonFabok) January 13, 2020 …indicate that Three Jokers #1 by Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok will be solicited by DC Comics for April? Looks like we should add it to the Frankensteined titles. Here’s some art […]


Doomsday Clock Will Not Completely Line Up With The DC Comics Timeline - Official

Doomsday Clock Will Not Completely Line Up With The DC Comics Timeline – Official

When it was announced, Doomsday Clock, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, was also a crossover with the DC Universe. Specifically the very-near-ahead DC Universe, the plan was that as the story reached its conclusion, that the events of Doomsday Clock would marry up with the DC Comics Universe then […]


The Long Read: Doomsday Clock is Canon and In Continuity

Over 2017 and 2018, Bleeding Cool ran a number of articles looking at the relationship of Doomsday Clock to the rest of the DC Universe – and even The Three Jokers too. We saw what once was clearly intended to be the tightest of structured continuity, fall apart as a result of delays, personnel changes […]



Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]

Diamond Confirms DC Comics' 5G

Diamond Confirms DC Comics’ 5G

DC Comics has not used the phrase 5G publically yet. First mentioned by Bleeding Cool last summer as a major project that DC Comics was planning, it was only when DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio talked about publishing a timeline for DC Comics shared continuity or ‘connective tissue’ at San Diego, then unveiled the four […]


Doomsday Clock as a Love Letter to Superman

Doomsday Clock as a Love Letter to Superman (Spoilers)

Doomsday Clock is an unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, published by DC Comics, and concluding with this week’s long-awaited twelfth issue. Initially, the links to Watchmen were obvious, as well as the returning characters and history, we had the nine-panel grid, transitional scenes, mysteries baked in, the world-building with documents, […]

Everything You Wanted To Know About 5G But Were Afraid To Ask

Everything You Wanted To Know About 5G* (*But Were Afraid To Ask)

For the last seven months, Bleeding Cool has been reporting on something called 5G. That it would be the fifth Generation on the DC Comics Timeline. That it is part of the Timeline being radically changed, and the original Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman etc suddenly being a lot older than they have previously been portrayed. […]

The Future Of The DC Universe - According to Doomsday Clock #12 (Spoilers)

The Future Of The DC Universe – According to Doomsday Clock #12 (Spoilers)

No, we don’t find out how Alfred Pennyworth is alive. No, we don’t get to find out what actually happened with Saturn Girl. Nor what Adrian Veidt was really playing at. But you may be able to work out why the events of Doomsday Clock, especially the Supermen Theory, haven’t played large in the DC […]

Will Doomsday Clock #12 Set Up DC Comics 5G... But Only in Six Years?

Will Doomsday Clock #12 Set Up DC Comics 5G… But Only in Six Years?

I haven’t read Doomsday Clock #12 yet – well, other than the first six pages. But clearly other people have. I know, right? Now Bleeding Cool has been covering in as much depth as we have been able to uncover, something at DC Comics called 5G. We first got a whiff back in June, without […]

This Week's Comics Shipment Could Be The Biggest Of The YEar

This Week’s Comics Shipment Could Be The Biggest Of The Year

Pity your book comic book manager and workers. This week’s comic book delivery, outside of Free Comic Book Day, could be one of the biggest of the year. And especially in term of the demand by customers as well. Let’s break it down a little: ENDINGS: This week will see finales of some of the […]